04 Jun 2019 --- The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America, part of the Brenntag Group, has entered a new agreement with AB Enzymes, Inc., for the distribution of a range of... Read More
09 Nov 2018 --- Growing product development within the meat alternative and vegan/plant-based space is creating a new opportunity for yeast extracts to offer a savory flavor and clean label edge.... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Mar 2018 --- Five products from ABF business Ohly have been certified by the Non-GMO Project, the established leading institution for assurance of non-GMO compliance. The company's... Read More
PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS
20 Mar 2018 --- German manufacturer of innovative filling and packaging systems, KHS, have introduced new linear aseptic fillers for the bottling of sensitive products in a space-saving block... Read More
08 Nov 2017 --- UK multinational food processing and retailing company Associated British Foods has reported that group revenue has increased 15 percent to £15.4 billion (US$20.2 billion) in... Read More
Asian, African or Middle-Eastern flavor and food trends find more and more popularity among US consumers. Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavors and specialty powders for the food, fermentation, health and animal feed markets globally. At IFT 2017, Ohly presented a new yeast extract called SAV-R-FULL which provides umami and salty taste and highlights the aroma profile of recipes.
THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS
23 Jun 2015 --- Fabienne Saadane-Oaks was appointed as CEO of ABF Ingredients on March 16, 2015. An interview discussing growth, innovation and consumer trends.
Asian, African or Middle-Eastern flavor and food trends find more and more popularity among US consumers. Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavors and specialty powders for the food, fermentation, health and animal feed markets globally. At IFT 2017, Ohly presented a new yeast extract called SAV-R-FULL which provides umami and salty taste and highlights the aroma profile of recipes. Ohly is part of the ABF Ingredients group, who focus on high value ingredients for food, pharmaceutical and industrial applications. Robin Wyers spoke to Fabienne Saadane-Oaks, CEO of ABFI at IFT in Las Vegas.
Mars is expanding its footprint in the pet healthcare market by acquiring the veterinary hospital chain VCA for $7.7bn. Mars is to pay $93 a share in cash for one of North America’s biggest providers of pet healthcare services. The acquisition comes as Mars is looking to shift sales away from its confectionery business-which includes brands such as M&Ms, Snickers and Mars-to counter the trend of consumers shunning sugary sweets. Other companies mentioned are ABF, Chr. Hansen and Bayn Europe.
Irish food-to-go supplier Greencore has struck a $588m deal to buy Peacock Foods in a bid to strengthen its US business. Greencore - one of the world's largest sandwich manufacturers - says the takeover will deliver cost savings of around $15m by 2019. Peacock is seen as a strong player in the US frozen breakfast sandwich market and has long-standing relationships with industry leaders including Kraft Heinz and Tyson Foods. Other companies mentioned are Unilever, Tate & Lyle and ABF.
France's Danone is to buy WhiteWave Foods, the US organic food maker, in a $12.5bn deal including debt. The acquisition of WhiteWave, based in Colorado, marks Danone’s biggest deal in the past 10 years. The world’s biggest yogurt maker said it would pay shareholders in WhiteWave $56.25 per share in cash. Shares in WhiteWave were valued at $47.4 at the time the deal was announced, valuing the company at $8.33bn. Other companies mentioned are ABF, Agrana, Barry Callebaut and Bunge.